Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626.
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2014 Events and Special Open Days

Sundays 3rd, 10th and 17th August - Free Bus Ride to and from Museum, Town Centre and Railway Station (standard museum admission charges today)

Leave the car behind and enjoy a leisurely free bus ride to and from the museum. Timetable will be on our website. 11am - 4pm. Note: if you want to come in the museum, normal admission charges apply.
Bus Timetable pdf

Can't get the information? Download Adobe Acrobat from 'Other Links'.

Bank Holiday Monday 25th August - Ride a Fire Engine Day

Get fired up with free rides on the museum's magnificent fire engines and see other visiting machines. Hear bells ring and sirens scream! A very popular event! 11am - 4pm.

Sunday 5th October - Classic Vehicles Day

An event celebrating the restoration of our 1962 Bristol HA lorry. Includes a special display of visiting classic cars and commercials. Includes free bus tours of the local area. 11am - 4pm.

Saturday 18th October - Wheels by Lamplight

museum with hundreds of old oil and paraffin lamps. Enjoy a special evening and leave with a warm cosy glow. 7pm - 9pm. (Please note we can't admit children to this event).

Sunday 9th November - The Winter Warmer

Sample the cosy delights of bygone winter travel. Enjoy the glow of tungsten bulbs, the steam from the tea-urn and rumble of the engine as we venture out into the dusk for our third nocturnal event. See website for timetable. We open just after 11am. Rides 1.30pm - 5.30pm.

Saturday 6th December - The Christmas Cracker

The final opening day of our season is a family day with a Christmas theme. Seasonal decorations and entertainment in the museum help to get you into the Christmas mood. We give children a goody bag and 5d to spend on festive items, rides on a selection of museum vehicles. and if you’re good you may get to meet Father Christmas! 11am - 4 pm.